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Summer Song Board Book By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062866165
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 6th, 2021

“A vibrant and sophisticated ode to nature.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A wonderful read-aloud.”School Library Journal (starred review)


Ty's Travels: Beach Day! (My First I Can Read) By Kelly Starling Lyons, Niña Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Niña Mata (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062951137
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Published: HarperCollins - May 25th, 2021

A Geisel Honor-winning series * Author Kelly Starling Lyons selected as the 2021 Piedmont Laureate * A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year 2022


Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101996294
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

This heartfelt picture book biography illustrated by the Caldecott Honoree Ekua Holmes, tells the story of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist and the legacy she preserved.


Ocean! Waves for All (Our Universe #4) By Stacy McAnulty, David Litchfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250108098
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 5th, 2020

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator David Litchfield, Ocean! Waves for All is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the ocean, told from the perspective of the ocean itself.


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Sarah and the Big Wave: The True Story of the First Woman to Surf Mavericks By Bonnie Tsui, Sophie Diao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bonnie Tsui, Sophie Diao (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250239488
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 11th, 2021

This stunning nonfiction picture book tells the inspiring story of Sarah Gerhardt, one of the first female big-wave surfers.

Have you ever seen a big wave? One that’s twenty, thirty, forty, even fifty feet tall? Here’s a better question: Would you ever surf a big wave? Sarah Gerhardt did—and this is her story.


The Secret Of Black Rock By Joe Todd-Stanton Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781911171256
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Published: Flying Eye Books - June 13th, 2017

Erin loves to lie on the jetty, looking for the weirdest fish in the sea—the weirder, the better! And she knows the best ones must be further out, where her mum won't let her go...

Out there in the deepest sea lies the Black Rock: a huge, dark and spiky mass that is said to destroy any boats that come near it! Can Erin uncover the truth behind this mysterious legend?


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The Boy and the Sea By Camille Andros, Amy June Bates (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Camille Andros, Amy June Bates (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419749407
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

A picture book meditation on curiosity, wonder, and finding one’s way

In this lyrical picture book, readers follow one boy through his life as he returns to the seashore beside his home. The boy likes to think, and his thoughts turn into questions. He brings these questions to the sea. At times, he thinks he can hear the sea whisper to him: Dream. Love.


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The Octopus Escapes By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984812698
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher.


Creature Features: Ocean By Big Picture Press, Natasha Durley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Big Picture Press, Natasha Durley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217087
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Published: Big Picture Press - March 23rd, 2021

A bright board book packed with a menagerie of ocean creatures with fascinating features.


Caterpillar Summer By Gillian McDunn Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781547603145
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 6th, 2020

This beautifully written, emotional debut perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt or Ali Benjamin tells the story of a girl, her special needs brother, and the summer they will never forget.

"An engaging, honest book." --Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Newbery Honor-winning author of The War That Saved My Life


August Isle By Ali Standish Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062433428
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Published: HarperCollins - March 31st, 2020

*A Junior Library Guild Selection*

From critically acclaimed author Ali Standish (The Ethan I Was Before), the story of one girl’s journey to a magical seaside town, where she uncovers her family’s long hidden secrets and ultimately finds truth and redemption.


Song for a Whale By Lynne Kelly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524770266
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Published: Yearling - December 31st, 2019

In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the Schneider Family Book Award-winning story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.


The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316515542
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020

Twelve-year-old Sunny St. James navigates heart surgery, reconnecting with her lost mother, first kisses, and emerging feelings for another girl in this stunning, heartfelt novel.


The Ship We Built By Lexie Bean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525554851
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Published: Dial Books - May 25th, 2021

The Ship We Built is an expertly told epistolary middle grade novel about a trans boy learning to stand up for himself--especially to those he loves--and the power of finding a friend who treasures him for all that he is.


A Whale of the Wild By Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062995933
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 31st, 2021

A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure.” —Booklist (starred review)

“A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure.”New York Times Book Review


Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale Mysteries) By Sheila Turnage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142426050
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Published: Puffin Books - December 31st, 2013

A Newbery Honor Book

"An irresistible Southern narrator—a literary descendant of Scout Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird." —Newsday


Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316535472
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

For fans of Rebecca Stead and Ali Benjamin comes a poignant yet hopeful novel about grief from Ashley Herring Blake, the award-winning author of Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World—now in paperback!

Hazel Bly used to have the perfect family.


The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy By Jeanne Birdsall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780440420477
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Published: Yearling - March 13th, 2007

This series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Over one million copies sold, now with a bright new look!


Too Bright to See By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593111178
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Published: Dial Books - June 7th, 2022

A National Book Award Finalist
 
"A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding." –The New York Times Book Review


The Many Meanings of Meilan By Andrea Wang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593111307
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Published: Kokila - June 28th, 2022

“The little girl I was would have been thrilled to encounter Meilan... having found a character who embraces the complexity of being both Chinese and American, I would have been able to echo her words: 'I am not alone.'” 
New York Times Book Review by Jean Kwok
 


The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise By Dan Gemeinhart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250233615
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Published: Square Fish - July 21st, 2020

"Sometimes a story comes along that just plain makes you want to hug the world. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise is Dan Gemeinhart’s finest book yet — and that’s saying something. Your heart needs this joyful miracle of a book." — Katherine Applegate, acclaimed author of The One and Only Ivan and Wishtree


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These Unlucky Stars By Gillian McDunn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547608560
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 29th, 2022

Ever since her mother left a few years ago, Annie has felt like the odd one out in her family. Her dad and brother are practical and organized--they just don't understand the way she thinks, in lines and color. Everywhere she turns, she feels like an outsider, even at school, so she's been reluctant to get close to anyone.


Samira Surfs By Rukhsanna Guidroz, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rukhsanna Guidroz, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984816214
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Published: Kokila - June 7th, 2022

A middle grade novel in verse about Samira, an eleven-year-old Rohingya refugee living in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, who finds strength and sisterhood in a local surf club for girls.


Clean Getaway By Nic Stone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984893000
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Published: Yearling - January 5th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin comes a middle-grade road-trip story through American race relations past and present, perfect for fans of Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds.

How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:
- Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED.